The Convenience of a Huntington Apartment | Gateway Plaza

January 10, 2020

Choose a Huntington apartment for convenience. A Huntington apartment provides easy access to a downtown area, and a central location to everything Long Island’s North Shore has to offer. 

This is a photo of a Huntington Apartment building at Gateway Plaza. 1000 New York Avenue in Huntington NY. 64 new studios and 1 bedroom apartments coming Summer 2020
G2D's Apartments @ Gateway Plaza, Huntington NY

Town of Huntington

The Town of Huntington is one of ten towns in Suffolk County, with four villages and seventeen hamlets (including Centerport, Cold Spring Harbor, Halesite, Huntington, and Melville.)


Huntington Apartment Life: Getting Around Town

Living in a Huntington apartment is convenient for commuters since there is a Long Island Rail Road station. The Huntington LIRR station is on the Port Jefferson Line with westbound service connecting to Jamaica and Penn Station.

Huntington is one of the busiest stations on the LIRR. The Huntington LIRR station is also serviced by Huntington Area Rapid Transit (HART) H20, Blue and Red shuttles, the Suffolk County Transit S1 bus, and multiple cab companies. 

A Huntington apartment is in close proximity to major highways such as the Long Island Expressway, Northern State Parkway and other major roads including New York State Route 110, New York State Route 108, New York State Route 231, New York State Route 25, and New York State Route 25A. 


Huntington Apartment Life: Leisure

The opportunity to live, work, and/or play in Huntington gives you everything the North Shore has to offer. There are plenty of opportunities for leisure activities including outdoor space, athletic facilities, shopping, nightlife, arts, and entertainment that make Huntington apartment life easy. 

Travel north on 110 to Huntington Village’s bustling downtown area. Amazing bars, restaurants, and specialty shops fill the streets of the Village. The Village is home to many local businesses, making it easy to shop small every day. 

Entertainment hotspots include The Paramount, The Cinema Arts Centre, and Book Revue.

  • The Paramount hosts incredible live events such as concerts, comedy, boxing & special events.
  • The Cinema Arts Centre is a three-screen community theater. The Cinema plays restored classics, current movies & special features.
  • Book Revue is a family-owned and operated independent bookstore with a wide selection of new and used books. There is an ongoing calendar of workshops, book groups, and children’s programs. Additionally, Book Revue has a reputation for hosting distinguished author readings and signings as well as celebrity appearances. 

Heckscher Park is synonymous with the town of Huntington. According to the Town of Huntington, Heckscher Park, located at Prime Avenue and Route 25A, is considered by many to be the “‘Central Park’ of Huntington village.”

This is a picture of the tulips blooming at Heckscher Park in Huntington NY.
Heckscher Park - Huntington, NY

Heckscher Park has 18 acres of parkland. And it is also home to the Heckscher Museum of Art as well as the Chapin Rainbow Outdoor Stage. Huntington’s Annual Fall Festival, Summer Arts Festival, and the Spring Tulip Festival all happen at Heckscher Park.

Huntington Apartment Life: Dining

There are tons of restaurants in Huntington, including the famous Little Vincent’s Pizza - home of the cold cheese slice. If you’re looking for a specific type of cuisine, there’s a good chance you can find it in Huntington. American, Asian, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, South American, Italian, organic, vegetarian/vegan, pizza, delis, desserts - it’s all available. 

When it comes to cooking at home and filling your pantry, Huntington has both the chain stores you’re familiar with and various specialty supermarkets. Wild By Nature, Mission Nutrition, Harbor Harvest, and Cindy Snacks are examples of the specialty markets you’ll find in Huntington.